Flashcards in Oceanic Geological Features Deck (12)
Exclusive Economic Zone
Where does the Exclusive Economic Zone extend to?
200 nautical miles
Continental Shelf Zone (In UNCLOS)
prolongation of EEZ along the continental shelf, no more than 350 nautical miles from baseline or 100 nautical miles from isobath.
freedom of the seas
United Nations Conference on Environmental Development
International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships
What did MARPOL accomplish?
Comprehensive global convention limiting the pollution of ships, including oil, garbage, liquids, sewage, and plastics
International Maritime Organization
International Whaling Convention
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
What two plates collide to make the Mariana Trench?
Philippine and Pacific